Cerco people come from all walks of life, with different levels of experience and skill, but with one thing in common – a great attitude. To succeed you will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for a career in IT and commitment to representing Cerco to the very best of your ability.
Areas of work
Cerco employees provide a flexible resource throughout the UK and Ireland for employer partners, from smaller SMEs to large global corporations. Both permanent and temporary opportunities are available, and you could be hired from one day short term jobs to long term, open ended placements.
Cost to you
If you successfully pass the test and interview stages you will be invited to join the Cerco training course. This course is for one week (5 days) and takes place in Cerco’s headquarters in Crewe, Cheshire.
The training course is free to attend but you will have to pay for your own accommodation, travel and food. Cerco can provide information about local hotels or other inexpensive accommodation.
You will also be asked to pay for a DBS criminal record check (formally known as a CRB check) that employers require at the cost of £54.80. If you already hold one of these you don’t need a new one.
Cerco provides the free training course to quality applicants to ensure that the workforce it offers to employer partners is of the standard required. You are trained to succeed for Cerco.
Routes to working for Cerco
Your route to working for Cerco depends on your skills and experience. Choose the route that fits you best.
Questions about working for Cerco
What sort of roles are you going to put me in?
At Cerco we look for customer-focused people with a ‘can do’ attitude plus hardware and network skills. During the initial assessment process and training course we will consider your ability and potential to help us decide on the most suitable opportunities for you.
Roles such as technicians or service desk support are often the first steps into the industry and require strong interpersonal skills and good Windows understanding. Positions like deployment engineers work as part of a team to deliver software upgrades, for example Windows 10.
If you have at least 12 months industry experience you may be placed as a floorwalker, desk-side or retail EPOS engineer. These types of roles need strong interpersonal and technical skills, and high levels of manual dexterity.
Applicants with good skills and a proven track record of leading or managing could be placed in team leader roles. This type of opportunity is often a great fit for ex Forces candidates.
Aside from core services, we also look for individuals with strong fibre optic and cabling experience, as well as people that can cover Audio Visual (AV) installations.
How will you know which role is right for me?
You will be assessed at application and during training, and our experienced recruitment team will use their knowledge of the industry to find the best fit for you.
Do you support me when I’m out in the field?
Absolutely, we are one big team at Cerco and our engineers’ performance in the field is critical to our own success.
I’m unsure about being a temp/contractor? How do you help me?
Although we can support self-employed workers on occasion, our core service sees us support our people with our own in-house PAYE framework.